Bike to Work Day 2015!
Bike to Work 2015 will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the end of Missouri’s Bike to Work Week (May 11-15) and during national Bike to Work Month (May) . The St. Joseph Metropolitan Planing Organization (MPO) hosted the 7th annual Bike to Work Day with prizes, discounts at local retailers and restaurants, an employer competition and photo contest, as well as an after work awards ceremony and celebration at Norty’s. View our Bike to Work Day gallery here to get more acquainted with it all..
Bike to Work Day 2015 has 5 Simple Steps:
First register by emailing your Name, Employer and Shirt Size to NHutchison@ci.st-joseph.mo.us
Then pick up your Registration Packet at Horizon Cycling on Monday May 11th between 11-5PM. Address: 3607 S. Belt Highway St. Joseph, Missouri.
Email the MPO (NHutchison@ci.st-joseph.mo.us) a bike related picture to enter the Photo Contest for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate from Horizon Cycling. NEW this year: Top 4 employers with the most participants will WIN a Bagel Breakfast and Free Bike Racks!
BIKE TO WORK on Friday, May 15 and then ride to all of our participating businesses for a discount!
After work come on down and celebrate the camaraderie of the day at the Norty’s for free appetizers and our awards ceremony at 5:30PM on Friday May 15th!
* If you participated in Bike to Work Day in previous years, the t-shirt will be the same. Bike to any of these businesses for a discount during Bike to Work Day 2015, Participating Businesses included:
Through a grant with MODOT’s Blueprint for Safety program 2014, the MPO was able to purchase 200 safety shirts, produced a 30 second television advertisement, and supplied incentives and other prizes and safety gear for participants. In previous years we have had over 100 registered participants and 40 area businesses, and would like to see that number grow! This event is aimed at bringing greater awareness to cyclist on the road, and promotes cycling as a safe alternate mode of transportation!